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Chopped Salad with Tehina Zaatar Recipe

My favorite Chopped Salad is based on the classic Israeli Salad I enrich with lots of good herbs, and dress it with a terrific Tehina Zaatar Dressing. More chopping than I like to do, but the good news is, my chopped salad can be easily elevated…
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Moroccan Spicy Olive Orange Salad Recipe

Did you say spicy orange salad? Who knew oranges could be used in a savory dish, as in this delightful olive orange salad? This Moroccan salad is a staple at our tables. This always knocks their socks off. Use only navel oranges for this…
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Artichoke Tajine with Fennel, Olive and Tomatoes Recipe

Artichoke Tajine is wonderful, and not only in summer You can indeed make it year-round, as frozen artichoke bottoms or hearts are easy to find anytime. Artichokes: A great Sephardi favorite We grew up in Morocco eating them in every shape…
chicken tomatoes
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Chicken with Tomatoes, Olives and Mushrooms Recipe

My Chicken tomatoes have two enviable trademarks: They use Chicken Breasts and Fresh tomatoes. All I did was look in my refrigerator. I had defrosted some chicken breasts with the intention of making my Schnitzel for Shabbos, but probing…
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Moroccan Chicken Tajine with Swiss Chard and Fennel Recipe

The wonderful thing about Moroccan Cooking and all tajines is, there's never any talk about side dishes. It's all aboard! Cooking everything in one pot results in a fabulous Chicken Tajine, with half the work and double the flavor, and I'm…
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Moroccan Lemon Chicken Tajine Recipe

Lemon Chicken Tajine is a Moroccan Cuisine classic. Lemons and olives are two major trademarks of Moroccan cooking. The key ingredient in our Lemon Chicken is the preserved lemon (included in this recipe). Don’t make this dish without it,…
gluten-free savory muffins
olive salad
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Moroccan Mixed Olive Salad Recipe

Olive Salad. That's right: Not Salad with Olives! We Moroccans grew up eating olives at every meal, not only in salads but cooked with our dishes. In this dish, they ARE the salad. I love mixing and matching good quality olives for this…
sun dried tomato dip
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Olive Sun-Dried Tomato Dip Recipe

This sun-dried tomato dip is my own take on tapenade. I just love sun-dried tomato dishes, and never miss a chance to include them in dishes where I think they will fit. In this dip, pairing the  glorious sun-dried tomato with basil and olives…
sweet potato
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Moroccan Sweet Potato Tajine Recipe

Sweet potato lovers, we are talking about you! This Tajine is a wonderful way to expand on your sweet potato repertoire. We don't often think of contrasting sweet potatoes with bold assertive ingredients: Olives, preserved lemon and cilantro:…
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Chicken Tajine with Haricots Verts. Beef Variation

Moroccan Chicken Tajine with Haricots Verts: The demure string bean gets elevated to star status in our Moroccan way of cooking. Side dish? Never heard of it! All aboard in a tajine! Is it any wonder we Sephardis and all Moroccans love our…
pasta tomato sauce
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Pasta with Tomato Sauce Recipe. All Variations

Pasta tomato sauce: There’s nothing more delicious than homemade! And so versatile: whatever you might like to throw in will make it only more exciting. It is guaranteed to leave all (repeat: all) its store-bought pasta tomato sauce counterparts…